Erev Shabbat Prayer & Candle Lighting Blessing

Erev Shabbat Prayer

Eternal Father , I offer to You honor and glory and for my eternal salvation, and that of the whole world, the humility, mortification, patience, charity and all the virtues of the Holy Child Yeshua, I thank You, I love You and I bless You tenderly for this ineffable mystery of the Incarnation of the Word of Elohim.

(State your Intentions here)


Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, now, forever and always, Amen.


Followed by the Candle Lighting Blessings by a female member of the house if appropriate. Preferably white tapers specifically for Shabbat and used for no other purpose.


Candle Lighting Blessings

Blessed are you Hashem, Eloheinu, King of the Universe for keeping before us the importance of greeting Shabbat by lighting these candles, Amen.